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Welcome to The Association of Jewish Refugees

The AJR provides an extensive range of social and welfare services, and grants financial assistance to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution living in Great Britain.  Read more ...


March Kindertransport Newsletter

March Kindertransport Newsletter

Please click here to read the latest edition of the Kindertransport newsletter.[link]


GSI Newsletter

GSI Newsletter

Click here to read the latest Generations of the Shoah International (GSI) newsletter.[link]


AJR HMD 2017 Commemoration Ceremony

AJR HMD 2017 Commemoration Ceremony

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AJR HMD 2017 Commemoration Ceremony

AJR HMD 2017 Commemoration Ceremony

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Chanukah Party

Chanukah Party

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WJRO Helps Holocaust Survivors Reclaim Lost Warsaw Property

WJRO Helps Holocaust Survivors Reclaim Lost Warsaw Property

WJRO has launched a new database of Warsaw properties to help survivors and their heirs identify their property so they can reactivate their claims before the Polish government takes final possession. Please click here to find out some more details.[more...]


'MY VOICE' IS TEAM OF THE YEAR!

'MY VOICE' IS TEAM OF THE YEAR!

The team behind the 'My Voice' project has been named as Volunteer Team of the Year in the sixth Jewish Telegraph and Jewish Volunteering Network Manchester Jewish Community Award. Please click here to read the full story.[link]


December Kindertransport newsletter

December Kindertransport newsletter

Please click here to read the latest edition of the Kindertransport newsletter.[link]


AJR Kristallnacht Event in Liverpool

AJR Kristallnacht Event in Liverpool

AJR held our Kristallnacht Service at Princes Road Synagogue, Liverpool on Monday 7th November.[more...]


AJR unveils plaque to Frank Schon

AJR unveils plaque to Frank Schon

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Gold and Silver Celebration

Gold and Silver Celebration

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AJR Seminar

AJR Seminar

A special seminar to commemorate AJR's 75th annversary is taking place on 14th and 15th September at JW3 in West Hampstead.

Please click here to book tickets  or call 020 7433 8988

Please click here to view the programme.


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Sir Rudolf Bing Plaque

Sir Rudolf Bing Plaque

As part of the their 75th anniversary celebrations The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) is delighted to announce that it unveiled a special commemorative plaque in honour of Sir Rudolf Bing at Glyndebourne on Wednesday 17 August. Sir Rudolf was General Manager at Glyndebourne between 1936 and 1949. [more...]


Harwich – a new life and a new freedom

Harwich – a new life and a new freedom

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AJR's Celebrates It's 75th Anniversary at the Wiener Library

AJR's Celebrates It's 75th Anniversary at the Wiener Library

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) was delighted to mark its 75th anniversary with a reception at the Wiener Library where AJR Chairman Andrew Kaufman announced the installation of a plaque in honour of Hans and Eva Reichmann.[more...]


Jewish Refugees' Committee / Central British Fund (CBF)

Jewish Refugees' Committee / Central British Fund (CBF)

With the support of the AJR, World Jewish Relief has digitised the archives of the Jewish Refugees Committee, which were administered by the WJR’s predecessor, the Central British Fund. [more...]


BREXIT - IN OR OUT?

BREXIT - IN OR OUT?

The AJR Outreach and Event Department  welcomed Mike Freer MP for Finchley and Golders Green together with Sir Bernard Zissman, Former Mayor of Birmingham, to a lunch and lively discussion on Brexit.  The benefits of voting In or Out were discussed at length and our members had many different views.   We thank Mike Freer and Sir Bernard Zissman for their time.[link]


AJR's Trip to Yorkshire

AJR's Trip to Yorkshire

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Freddie Knoller BEM

Freddie Knoller BEM

The AJR is delighted to congratulate Freddie Knoller and other Holocaust survivors on receipt of their British Empire Medals. [link]


Introducing "Generation2Generation"

Introducing "Generation2Generation"

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Sir Nicholas Winton - A Celebration

Sir Nicholas Winton - A Celebration

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Visit by Dame Esther Rantzen to the Kindertransport Organisation

Visit by Dame Esther Rantzen to the Kindertransport Organisation

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Clemens N. Nathan PhD Scholarship Programme

Clemens N. Nathan PhD Scholarship Programme

AJR Chief Executive, Michael Newman, announced a ground-breaking PhD scholarship programme at a memorial seminar held in honour of AJR member Clemens N. Nathan on 4th May 2016 at the Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, London.[more...]


Holocaust-era Property Restitution

Holocaust-era Property Restitution

The AJR is pleased to pass on details of a campaign led by the World Jewish Restitution Organisation to raise awareness of the outstanding issue of Holocaust-era property restitution. [more...]


Conference in memory of Eleanor Rathbone

Conference in memory of Eleanor Rathbone

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Tony Grenville at the British Academy

Tony Grenville at the British Academy

Tony Grenville’s lecture at the British Academy on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Thank-Offering to Britain Fellowship, on 10 November 2015, was filmed and can now be seen on the Academy’s Youtube channel  (click here). The text of the lecture is available on the AJR’s website (click here) and on the British Academy’s website and click here to download an edited version of the lecture from the February 2016 issue (number 27) of the British Academy Review.[link]


Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

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AJR Plaque to honour Leo Baeck

AJR Plaque to honour Leo Baeck

The Association of Jewish Refugees was delighted to unveil a special commemorative plaque in memory of Rabbi Dr Leo Baeck, the scholar, teacher and theologian who was a prominent leader of Progressive Judaism. [more...]


AJR Journal celebrates 70th anniversary edition

AJR Journal celebrates 70th anniversary edition

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Kindertransport and the Modern Refugees.

Kindertransport and the Modern Refugees.

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EU Agreement on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that includes a reference to the Holocaust.

EU Agreement on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that includes a reference to the Holocaust.

Following a campaign of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), the AJR welcomes the European Union’s announcement that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will include a specific reference to the Holocaust. [more...]


Recent AJR trip to Israel

Recent AJR trip to Israel

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British Academy Thank You Britain Fund 50th anniversary celebration and commemoration

British Academy Thank You Britain Fund 50th anniversary celebration and commemoration

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Tax exemption for Child Survivor Fund

Tax exemption for Child Survivor Fund

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US State Department Accepts Applications For Compensation From SNCF

US State Department Accepts Applications For Compensation From SNCF

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Professor David Cesarani

Professor David Cesarani

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Sir Erich Reich's letter to the Prime Minister

Sir Erich Reich's letter to the Prime Minister

Dear Mr Cameron,
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KT Newsletter

KT Newsletter

Click here to read the latest edition of the Kindertransport Newsletter.[link]


European Shoah Legacy Institute

European Shoah Legacy Institute

The AJR is proud to be a partner European Shoah Legacy Institute (ESLI), which co-operates with governments, non-governmental organizations, and independent experts to seek international solutions to the restitution of immovable property, art, Judaica, and Jewish cultural assets stolen by the Nazis; the provision of adequate social welfare support for Holocaust survivors and other victims of Nazism; and the promotion of Holocaust education, research, and remembrance.[more...]


Holocaust Commemoration and Moral Leadership: Hungary and the IHRA Chairmanship

Holocaust Commemoration and Moral Leadership: Hungary and the IHRA Chairmanship

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International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

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Claims Conference announces increase in Homecare

Claims Conference announces increase in Homecare

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AJR on Facebook

AJR on Facebook

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Claims Conference

Claims Conference

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